Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UAE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Contact Name: Harry Hewson
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Job Published: December 02, 2019 12:24

Job Description

Group Financial Controller

Are you in a position where moving to an exciting new country would be feasible and motivate you? This is a great opportunity to relocate to a high-growth firm who have a fantastic heritage! Could this be the ideal next step in your career?

Our client, a leading recruitment firm in the UAE, is looking for a Group Financial Controller to join them at a critical time in their development. This business has grown from strength to strength and are looking to add a qualified Financial Controller to their ever-growing finance function. You will be responsible for driving financial process improvement and high-quality standards across the business, whilst developing a first-class function and providing excellent financial management information. 

The business is open to someone who can relocate to the UAE and will do what they can to support the individual in this process. You will report directly to the CFO but also manage a growing team and communicate externally with clients and customers.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

- All traditional responsibilities associated with a Group Financial Controller; reporting into the CFO but be a guardian for the business and be accountable for all financial stewardship across the group

- Oversight of the management accounting

- Responsible for all of the  financial reporting and managing the relationship with the auditors 

- Manage an outsourced finance function 

- Manage the onboarding of new clients and making sure they are compliant (know your customer)

- Overall responsibility for cash-management and credit control

- Business Partner the CEO, CFO, and COO

- Assess and manage risk across the group


The ideal candidate will: 

- Have a strong financial background and ideally an ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification 

- Have managed an outsourced function 

- Be a strong communicator who can build relationships quickly 

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